UK announces ticket info for alumni game

August 23, 2012 

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The University of Kentucky announced additional details Thursday for the September alumni basketball game Coach John Calipari spoke about last week.

Tickets for the Sept. 15 game in Rupp Arena will go on sale Friday, Aug. 31 at 10 a.m.

The game will include only former Wildcats currently playing professionally. The school has not yet announced which players will participate.

All seats are reserved and priced at $100 (premium lower level), $40 (lower level) and $20 (upper level).

Tickets will be available at the Rupp Arena box office, online at, at any Ticketmaster Outlet or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

There is a four-ticket limit per person. Online and phone orders will have additional fees attached. Fans must be 16 or older to buy tickets. Children under 2 get in free with a paying adult.

All proceeds from the game will go to charity.

The UK Alumni Charity Game, as it's being billed, will tip off at 2 p.m. The Rupp Arena doors will open at 11 a.m.

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